Who We are
We are a non-profit, thriving in the heart of development sector with nurtured professionals coming from diversified and sound academic background, fostering the transformation of lives and livelihoods of the rural poor through participatory development and implementation of innovative and contextual solutions. Our partnership with development agencies brings in synergies and ensures scalability of our work through convergence.
What We Do
Our team of professionals engage with the women group to help them develop and pursue a shared vision of living a dignified life. We believe in strong community institution (social capital) base to nurture the ‘drivers’ (village people- the human capital) for the husbandry of the natural resources (capitals) for their sustainable livelihoods. These mutual help groups work as the financial intermediary for their members to leverage the investments for livelihoods and related necessary infrastructures.
Why We Different
We start working from the periphery. We work with long term perspective for area and their people. Our team of professional enjoys their space, conducive working environment, for growth; innovation; freedom for thoughts and opinions, while making contextual impression in the lives of rural people.
WE ARE PRASARI
Remembering the fearful face of the micro-finance client hiding her face behind the colorless curtain to avoid the ‘credit officer’ from PRASARI…
lives touched by PRASARI
PRASARI has worked from the periphery of a community with a long-term perspective for the area and its people. In last 16 years 4384 Group of 10-12 marginalized women are mobilized along with famers groups, water user associations. With the NRM husbandry approach, livelihood has been promoted with 48788 households. Yearly, incremental income upto Rs. 50000 ensured with 46% of the households. Water Security promoted through land and natural asset treated for water rejuvenation and harvesting and door step water supply to 35 % of the total coverage.